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Lot 2268

1805 C-3 R4 Small 5 with Stems. Good-5. Slightly sharper with microscopic granularity covering the planchet, strongest on the reverse, plus a few fine hairline scratches on the portrait and a single scratch along the top of the wreath. The scratches are old and blend perfectly into the natural toning. No verdigris. Dark steel and chocolate brown, the obverse rather glossy while the reverse is matte. The date is bold and the legends are clear. LDS, Manley state 2.0. Obvious swelling show in the field before the portrait.
Estimated Value $350-UP.

Realized $575

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